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10000ft

2 Ratings

Podio

88 Ratings

10000ft

2 Ratings
Score 5.1 out of 101

Podio

88 Ratings
Score 7.4 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

10000ft

I think 10000ft is good for bare minimum project monitoring, we used it a large company because we didn't need to have exact numbers - it was just a rough idea to see where freelance resources were over burning. If, however you work a much smaller company and really need to know detailed information it's not as effective, there are many other software options that really allow for much closer and precise tracking. I would recommend 10000ft for companies that just need to monitor large freelance teams, track hours and higher level projects that are also monitored on other project management tools. It's a tool I would only use in conjunction with something else.

Podio

I think Podio is flexible enough to be useful to almost any non profit or business. We built a suite of apps for event planning that completely streamlined our planning and logistics.

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

10000ft
3.5
Podio
8.3
Task Management
10000ft
6.0
Podio
10.0
Resource Management
10000ft
6.0
Podio
8.6
Gantt Charts
10000ft
2.0
Podio
4.5
Scheduling
10000ft
2.0
Podio
6.0
Workflow Automation
10000ft
2.0
Podio
9.5
Team Collaboration
10000ft
1.0
Podio
9.1
Document Management
10000ft
2.0
Podio
9.0
Email integration
10000ft
1.0
Podio
8.7
Timesheet Tracking
10000ft
7.0
Podio
10.0
Change request and Case Management
10000ft
2.0
Podio
8.1
Budget and Expense Management
10000ft
7.0
Podio
8.2
Support for Agile Methodology
10000ft
Podio
8.7
Support for Waterfall Methodology
10000ft
Podio
6.5
Mobile Access
10000ft
Podio
9.4

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
Podio
7.1
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
Podio
5.2
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
Podio
5.2
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
Podio
8.0
Integration with accounting software
10000ft
Podio
10.0

Pros

  • Tracks freelance resource hours.
  • Tracks multiple small projects and milestones within the projects.
  • Tracks budget information and scope creep.
  • Very easy for people without coding or technical skills to set up and maintain information in "Apps".
  • Platform is very easy to learn and adopt--it's intuitive.
  • Project management potential is awesome--instead of having to fit your projects into a structure that is industry specific, you can build an app that tracks what you want, in the order you want it.
  • Has a "relationship" field that allows you to relate an individual item or record to a record in another app. It effectively gives some of the functionality of a relational database.
  • Very useful for information sharing when staff members are in different regions or places.

Cons

  • It's often confusing to use and find things, I sometimes find it to be a little counterintuitive as to where functions are (e.g. for tracking budgets and pulling reports).
  • When pulling a budget I always struggled to comb through the large amounts of data and time inputted. When I select a filter the page often wouldn't refresh or i'd forget to de-select a filter as it wasn't in an obvious place, which sometimes left me with pulling an incorrect budget.
  • The data is only as good as the people entering the time. Often with so many small tasks people would enter time incorrectly, in the wrong milestone or project. It lists all of your projects on one page, so it's not easy to enter it and there's a lot of room for error.
  • More filter options for calendars.
  • Customizable views for Relation fields.
  • Full featured Podio mobile App for iPad.
  • A customizable profile status – would love to work with Podio in silent mode (logged in while working, but "not available" for requests when in heavy work mode)

Likelihood to Renew

10000ft4.0
Based on 1 answer
I think there's limited uses for the tool and much more comprehensive options out there for multiple tools in one. With more people working remotely, it's hard to just use email and face to face, in some ways you need to have a tool that's a fall back and a record of where you are + where you're going
Podio9.1
Based on 17 answers
Overall Podio has done a good job of meeting our organizational needs and being flexible enough to become part of our existing process. They have done a good job improving the product in the time I have been using it with 2 of 3 major gripes resolved in the past year. I have been impressed with the activity of the developers and support staff on the the forums and the delivery of new features according to what is requested. Podio delivers good value and hopefully will continue to improve.

Usability

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Podio6.0
Based on 2 answers
It is usable, for sure. Requires a bit of thinking to be really useful.

Reliability and Availability

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Podio8.0
Based on 4 answers
Never experienced an off-time. Minor Bugs often solved within hours after reporting.

Performance

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Podio8.0
Based on 2 answers
It works all the time and if I have a question, support get back to me ASAP

Support

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Podio9.0
Based on 2 answers
Very fast responses from our own CSM. Very knowledgable and eager to make us successful

Implementation

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Podio7.0
Based on 1 answer
Could of got more help sooner and mapped out structure after the 1st month. Future planning

Alternatives Considered

Although an interesting tool, compared to Basecamp or Workfront, 10000ft really struggles on the collaboration aspect of the tool. It's great for the bare minimum, recording hours and pulling a budget, but we also relied on email for collaboration and face to face meetings - which is no bad thing! Although for big companies and small projects it's nice to have everything all in one tool so there's less jumping and room for error. That would be my recommendation for any company evaluating it
We felt that Podio was more customizable than Wrike and met more of our needs as a company since it was able to go even deeper into managing projects by automating workflows with the webforms.

Scalability

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Podio10.0
Based on 2 answers
As you business grows, so does Podio. There seems to be no limit to the workspace and apps you can create on the platform

Return on Investment

  • Positive - We were able to track multiple projects at the same time and record accurate hours.
  • Positive - Able to pull budget and excel reports which can the be analyzed further and relatively simply.
  • Negative - There were a lot of times when hours were entered inaccurately which left us in a bind with budget and freelance billing.
  • Podio is great for task assignment and tracking. The ability to enter and assign tasks from mobile and track their completion saves me several phone calls a day.
  • Podio outdoes email as my go to place to search for information. The ability to forward emails into the system, organize by projects and contacts, and search it all saves considerable time and confusion.
  • Podio has considerable potential to reduce overall admin time spent organizing information (filing, tracking, etc) The ability to keep a single record of a given piece of information without being tied to email vs file structure works very well.

Pricing Details

10000ft

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Additional Pricing Details

Podio

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details